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Kim van Schooten

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Kim van Schooten is a senior postdoctoral fellow at NeuRA and conjoint senior lecturer at UNSW supported by the Human Frontier Science Program. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2014 from the faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (the Netherlands). She was a Mitacs & Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research postdoctoral fellow at the faculty of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University and the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, University of British Columbia (Canada). Her research focuses on balance control and fall risk in seniors. She is particularly interested in the underlying mechanisms of balance impairments, and methodologies for ambulatory monitoring of mobility using wearable sensors. Through a combination of experimental and epidemiological studies, she studies how people maintain and recover balance during daily-life activities, to improve our understanding of why falls occur and to reveal targets for the prevention of mobility impairments and falls.


2022, 22 Dec

Responsiveness of Daily Life Gait Quality Characteristics over One Year in Older Adults Who Experienced a Fall or Engaged in Balance Exercise

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2022, 27 Sep

External validation and further exploration of fall prediction models based on questionnaires and daily-life trunk accelerometry

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2022, 26 Sep

Quality Output Checklist and Content Assessment (QuOCCA): a new tool for assessing research quality and reproducibility

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2022, 01 Jul

Short Daily-Life Walking Bouts and Poor Self-Reported Health Predict the Onset of Depression in Community-Dwelling Older People: A 2-Year Longitudinal Cohort Study

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2022, 01 Jun

Economic evaluation of the e-Health StandingTall balance exercise programme for fall prevention in people aged 70 years and over

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2022, 29 Apr

Effects of the Mobility-Fit Physical Activity Program on Strength and Mobility in Older Adults in Assisted Living: A Feasibility Study

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2022, 01 Apr

The Relationship Between Concerns About Falling and Daily Life Activity in Older Men and Women

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2022, 01 Jan

A Self-Guided Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to Reduce Fear of Falling in Older People: a Randomised Controlled Trial

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2022, 01 Jan

Circumstances of Falls During Sit-to-Stand Transfers in Older People: A Cohort Study of Video-Captured Falls in Long-Term Care

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Corrigendum to “Evidence of slow and variable choice-stepping reaction time in cancer survivors with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy” [Gait Posture 89 (2021) 178–185](S0966636221002514)(10.1016/j.gaitpost.2021.07.010)

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